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Mar 10

Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) first Board Meeting

This week the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) Board (of which I’m apart) met for the first time, live, and in person in Atlanta. There hasn’t been an official launch yet of ATAP, but the work continues to make this association the one global talent acquisition association that all recruiting professionals will turn to. […]

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Mar 7

T3 – NetIn – Source Technical Talent (@HireWithNetIn)

This week on T3 I review the technical sourcing technology platform NetIn. NetIn was developed by a former Twitter Engineer who found himself in a position of needing to find talent and not feeling like there was any technology that did what he wanted. Sure there were other sourcing tools that would spider social profiles, but […]

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Feb 15

America First: The White Collar Workers Who Got Outsourced

Your liberal friends want you to believe everyone who voted for Trump are racist, low paid, middle-aged white dudes from the Midwest. It’s nice and clean when you put it into that box. It fits the narrative they are selling really well.  They don’t want you to know about the black female in California who […]

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Jan 18

I Love the Buzz of a Recruiting Team in Full Motion!

On a Tuesday night recently I stayed late at the office, took my laptop and sat out in our recruiting bullpen. Hearing everyone at once on calls, talking to candidates, selling, recruiting, is like music to me. There’s an energy you can feel, and so can everyone else that’s in the middle of it! If […]

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Jan 6

Dear Timmy: How Do I Get Into Talent Acquisition?

I get asked a ton of questions via email. Some are from college students who ask a variety of things. Here’s a recent one: Dear Timmy, I’m a college student majoring in communications (editor’s note: why do college kids major in communications? Like 80% of college kids want to major in communications. You know there […]

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Dec 28

What is your most valuable hiring source?

I’m taking a break from my normal writing during the holidays to share some of my most read posts of 2016. Enjoy.  I find every year, I’ve been blogging now for 8 years, that my most read and shared posts are usually based on a fairly basic problem we all face, and quite simply just […]

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Dec 13

T3 – VISANOW Rebrands as Envoy

It’s no secret that recruiting technical talent in the IT and Engineering sectors is next to impossible. Because of that, more and more organizations are digging into the aspects of hiring foreign technical talent for positions they have open throughout the world. VISANOW is a technology that provides an immigration management platform allowing you to […]

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Nov 22

T3 – Technical Interview Technology – @eTeki_Inc

This week on T3 I take a look at the technical interview technology eTeki. One question I get asked often by TA pros and leaders is around finding a technology that will help them select technical hires better.  There are some ‘test’ type technologies on the market, but those are really difficult to actively select […]

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Oct 31

The 7 Deadly Words You Should Never Say To a Candidate

Communication is a tricky thing. It’s so easy to turn off another party by simply using just one wrong word, especially when you’re trying to build a relationship with a candidate you potentially want to hire. I think there are some words and phrases that have a high probability of turning off a candidate to […]

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Sep 13

An Introvert’s Guide to Recruiting Top Tech Talent

Step 1: Listen really carefully to what your mind is telling you. Step 2: Call someone who knows how to recruit and enjoys having one hundred small conversations per day and quickly building relationships with people they might never talk to again. Step 3: Quit your job as a Recruiter. Step 4: Find a career that […]

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